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‘No Confidence’ – Who’s Next?

‘No Confidence’ – Who’s Next? an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, examining the prospects for the No Confidence motion and (of course) the consequences. ~~~~~ As I predicted last weekend, we have not had long to wait for [...]

December 19, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC Fudges DBID Debate

SBC Fudges DBID Debate an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on abuse of process by our local government public servants. ~~~~~ The world of academia recognises two distinct types of chaos. The first type of chaos (the [...]

November 5, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION

DBID: A Red Herring in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, keeping readers up-to-speed on developments in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga. ~~~~~ Unsurprisingly, news that Councillors Alf ABBOTT [Con.] and Bill CHATT [CIM] have tabled a [...]

November 1, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID Crisis – The Way Out

DBID Crisis – The Way Out an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, pointing up the way out of another disastrous error of judgement. ~~~~~ On Tuesday 22nd October, the North Yorks Enquirer published my article “FREEZE the BID? [...]

October 24, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION

FREEZE the BID? Wheels in MOTION an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on a significant development in the Yorkshire Coast DBID saga – a Motion to Full Council to set a moratorium on the collection and enforcement [...]

October 22, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: “He Said, She Said”

DBID: “He Said, She Said” an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, updating the DBID integrity saga and presenting (with thanks to Councillor Eileen MURPHY [Ind.]) a response by Councillor Liz COLLING [Lab.] to some (but not all) of [...]

October 11, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

DBID: Night of the Long Noses

DBID: Night of the Long Noses an “in My View” article by NIGEL WARD, providing some “openness and transparency”, in the public interest, on the Pinnochio contest that is presently driving a wedge into the heart of the SBC Labour [...]

October 7, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

“Hebo” & The Fizzwits

“Hebo” & The Fizzwits an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD , offering clear evidence of former SBC Councillor (and Whitby Town Council co-optee) ‘Councillor’ John NOCK’s contempt for the people he ‘represents’. ~~~~~ Due to an unexpected but [...]

August 9, 2019 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: T.I.C. Tactics

SBC: T.I.C. Tactics an “In My View” article by NIGEL WARD, reporting on an incipient crack in the Tory SBC stranglehold. ~~~~~ Readers of the Whitby Gazette and the Scarborough News may have struggled recently to discern any useful information [...]

March 11, 2016 Scarborough Borough Council

SBC: Election Results

SBC: Election Results Turn-out 63.44% Castle Ward (2 Seats) Paul David Cross – The Labour Party Janet Helen Jefferson – Independent Cayton Ward (2 Seats) Simon Braithwaite Green – The Conservative Party Roberta Florence Swiers – The Conservative Party Central [...]

May 8, 2015 Scarborough Borough Council